The table below looks at the statistics for the Author role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Author in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Author
Rank 93 99 107
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £29,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Author
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1213 1324 1582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.52% 95.73% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 782 808 1007
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Author in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Author Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Author
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Author across the Edinburgh region.

Author Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Author
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Author across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Author Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Author
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Author in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Author in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Author in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Author in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA